Pierce & O’Neill: Houston-Based, National Scope

Pierce & O’Neill, LLP is a Houston-based civil litigation firm specializing in the trial and appeal of complex business and energy litigation cases in Texas and throughout the United States on behalf of individuals, small companies, corporations and Fortune 500 companies. Whether in a state or federal courtroom or through the arbitration/mediation process, the attorneys at Pierce & O’Neill bring with them the extensive experience, knowledge, resources and sophistication required to prosecute or defend civil litigation matters, regardless of their size or complexity. This tenacity has earned them a reputation of excellence among their clients and peers.

Jesse Pierce and Jack O’Neill formed Pierce & O’Neill with one goal in mind — to establish a boutique trial and appellate firm with a primary focus on complex business and energy litigation. This focused approach has allowed them to concentrate their expertise and knowledge with a specific client base in mind, thereby benefiting their clients with superior representation. Pierce & O’Neill is also committed to providing its clients with the most efficient, cost-effective representation available. The founders believe in investing in the most up-to-date hardware and software available to law firms, as well as employing the highly skilled personnel needed, in order to accomplish this goal.

40 Years of Experience

Both Mr. Pierce and Mr. O’Neill have more than 40 years of experience trying complex civil litigation cases for commercial and energy industry clients. They are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates and have been included in LawDragon’s® 500 Leading Litigators in America Guide, recognized in Best Lawyers® as leading practitioners in multiple practices, selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® and earned AV Preeminent ratings* from Martindale-Hubbell®.

The firm has been recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms by U.S. News — Best Lawyers, and a “Go-To Law Firm” by in-house law departments at Fortune 500® companies for its work in litigation.

*AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas

Best Law Firms - National Tier 1 Badge
Best Law Firms - National Tier 1 Badge
Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S News & World Report | Natural Resources Law - Tier 1 | Houston | 2023
Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S News & World Report | Oil and Gas Law - Tier 1 | Houston | 2023
Best Law Firms - Regional Tier 1 Badge
Bar Register | 1916-2016 | 100th Anniversary | Martindale-Hubbell
Go-To Top 500 Law Firm
Go-To Top 500 Law Firm